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Lesley Partnerships with MA Schools and Districts 2012-2013

A report detailing Lesley University's recent collaborations with school districts.

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For more information on the Lesley Partnership report, please contact Sharyn Boornazian, Certification Officer.
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Below are highlights of some of the partnerships.

Students Learn How to Teach by Teaching

The Collaborative Program immerses students in a partnership school and classroom setting for a full year, combining experience with advanced study to produce exceptionally well prepared educators.

Elementary Education Urban Initiative

Working in a third grade Sheltered English Immersion classroom through the EEUI program.

Kennedy-Longfellow/Lesley Partnership

KLO A student from the Kennedy-Longfellow School demonstrates a program on his iPad at a recent Lesley event. The K-Lo/Lesley partnership has learning benefits that extend beyond technology. Fourth grade teacher Karla Anderson says "The iPads allow for a lot of individualized practice. They can work at their own level."

Helping Traumatized Children Learn

Helping Traumatized Children LearnHelping Traumatized Children Learn, a 117-page report by the Massachusetts Advocates for Children Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, shows educators and communities how to help children who have experienced trauma. Lesley offers trauma courses to teachers in various districts, helping them to understand the effect of trauma on learning.
Helping Traumatized Children Volume IIA second volume, Helping Traumatized Children Learn Volume II, is a guide to creating a trauma-sensitive schools. A policy agenda calls for changes in laws and policies to support schools.